This course is designed to prepare a person to care for the sick and injured at an advanced level of care. Persons must be currently certified as a Basic EMT to be accepted in this course. This course covers topics that include basic anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, respiratory emergencies, venous access and medication administration, airway management, medical documentation, cardiac emergencies, pediatric emergencies, caring for the elderly, and medical emergencies. This course prepares persons to be competent entry-level practitioners and upon successful completion are eligible to take the New York state certifying exam for EMT-Intermediate. 145 class hours, 76 laboratory hours.
Prerequisite: EMS 110.
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Spring Semester 2014